Fate Of COVID-19 Waivers After PHE Uncertain Under Brooks-LaSure

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / February 19, 2021 at 7:35 PM
While lawmakers and health care advocates say President Joe Biden’s pick for CMS administrator will help the administration tackle COVID-19, Chiquita Brooks-LaSure has not publicly discussed whether she thinks certain pandemic-related policies or waivers, like those expanding telehealth, should continue after the pandemic. Biden officially announced Brooks-LaSure, a managing director at Manatt Health, as his nominee for CMS administrator Friday (Feb. 19). She’s most known for her policy ideas to address health disparities and for her previous work as a...

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